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  1. Rich5150


    I still want to try out a Suhr one of these days. I always hear nothing but good things about them.
  2. Rich5150


    Well it was actually Saturday, My friend had gotten one of the Silver Sky's in Tungsten and left it with me to Setup and play on. I dug it so much had to get my own and thanks to my Amazing Wife who purchased it for me i now have my own Dodgem Blue Silver Sky, I haven't had a chance to take any...
  3. Rich5150

    NGD: PRS 2018 Experience Ltd.

    Beautiful guitar, I have an original Paul's Guitar and its definitely one of my favorites.
  4. Rich5150

    Wish Wish List: New Amps

    Friedman JJ and Wizard Modern Classic
  5. Rich5150

    Post Your FC-12 and FC-6 Pedalboards Here!

    No problem, the washers are necessary if you have a temple board as the standoffs pass through the board.
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    Post Your FC-12 and FC-6 Pedalboards Here!

    I made them from aluminum standoffs and a spare piece of Plexi I had What I ended up doing was joining 2 of them together to get the height, but I actually have some shorter ones coming in that im going to swap out the top section to make them a little shorter and tucked into the top of the...
  7. Rich5150

    Post Your FC-12 and FC-6 Pedalboards Here!

    So i added external switches to my board to use as dedicated preset U/D and FX and to get back to scenes, i didn't have enough real estate to mount them but there not stepped on all that often so i built a riser its a little taller than id like but it still is comfortable and works.
  8. Rich5150

    Added some external switches to the FC-6

    I would have built my own as well but finding the time is tough. I got mine off of amazon.
  9. Rich5150

    Added some external switches to the FC-6

    I picked it up on amazon, Acrylic Sheet Clear Cast...
  10. Rich5150

    Added some external switches to the FC-6

    I used a piece of 6mm plexiglass and trimmed it down then mounted that w Dual Lock and then used the Temple Audio Plates. I really wanted to keep the sides on as I dig the look they have.
  11. Rich5150

    Added some external switches to the FC-6

    Making use of the stand in switches I set these up to bank up and down through Presets and to get to my FX and back to my scenes more quickly. Need to figure a more permanent mounting system but I have something I'm looking at to take care of that.
  12. Rich5150

    Don't Spill Lemonade on Your Laptop

    I agree I was just worrying about the liquid itself, but its been fine I cleaned it off quickly.
  13. Rich5150

    Don't Spill Lemonade on Your Laptop

    I spilled a bit of Diet coke on mine earlier, everything seems fine so far fingers crossed its still all good tomorrow.
  14. Rich5150

    What amp, if did not have the Axe Fx III?

    Friedman HBE
  15. Rich5150

    Gibson...what is going on?

    Stellar guitar, Brian's is a great shop I have a few guitars from there.
  16. Rich5150

    Gibson...what is going on?

    My Authentic PRS, well at least 2 of them
  17. Rich5150

    New Guitar Day! GMW Randy Rhoads Polka Dot

    That is awesome. Congrats
  18. Rich5150

    Show Us Your AX8 Rig! (post your pics)

    Partly because it does yes but I had the Dunlop Expression pedals and i find the EV1 just a little bit better feel wise, when I want to use a wha for my III I use the mission pedals the feel more,like a traditional wah, with the Ax8 I’ll just use a real wah like my JP
  19. Rich5150

    Chris Traynor from Bush

    Seems he’s using an AX8 for the Bush and Live tour, saw them Saturday in NJ and they sounded great.
  20. Rich5150

    Post Your FC-12 and FC-6 Pedalboards Here!

    I’ve never had a problem with flex, I believe that came from the older boards before they put the mounting bracket/ stiffener under the board. I’ve had this one for almost 4-5 years and never felt any flex on it at all.
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    Post Your FC-12 and FC-6 Pedalboards Here!

    Thanks, I believe they are the medium size plates, mainly that's what I find woks best for all around general attachment. I also had taken them off my MFC so. Im sure If I had 2 large plates they would work just as well.
  22. Rich5150

    Post Your FC-12 and FC-6 Pedalboards Here!

    What I did was purchase a 12x12" 6mm sheet of plexiglass off of amazon and made a template of the bottom of the FC-6 and then scored and broke the plexi and attached it with 3m dual lock then attached the plates to the plexi. I know with the dual lock and plates its bot going to move at all. A...
  23. Rich5150

    Post Your FC-12 and FC-6 Pedalboards Here!

    My board put it together yesterday repurposed the temple audio I had my MFC-101 on
  24. Rich5150

    King's X

    One of the most grossly underrated bands ever, Ive lost track of how many times I've seen them over the years. All of them are the nicest guys going as well. Saw them recently at the Stone Pony, unfortunately I can't make the June 28th Show in NJ as me and the Wife have 4th Row Shinedown tickets.
  25. Rich5150

    Anyone got any tips for settings levels?

    I level my presets from the scene levels at the output block is it right I don't know but it works for me, I've done it with the amp block level also but those are the only two I have used.
  26. Rich5150

    Midlife Crisis Car

    I actually work for a BMW Dealer and this is spot on, I have seen so many issues with these cars its not even funny and not even the older ones im talking brand new cars that have issues before they even leave the lot. I remember when I got the job thinking wow here's this prestigious German car...
  27. Rich5150

    Any bedroom only players using an Axe-Fx 3?

    Bedroom player here as well. I’m loving the III it’s a monster, i was actually doing some test recording with it yesterday and it sounded better than the II i used to use.
  28. Rich5150

    Post Your Axe-Fx III Rigs Here!

    Finally got my III today and swapped out the II in my rack. Sorry for the bad photos Old New and some clean wiring Now with the new Puppy I have to find some time to dig into it, Hopefully next week when I'm on vacation
  29. Rich5150

    Musicman Majesty, good?

    I’ve had a JP12 and a Majesty, they were both fantastic guitars but like many have said already the necks move way to much for me. Even when I kept them cased and pulled them out I’d still have to tweak the truss rod which is why I sold them both, they really need to consider graphite...
  30. Rich5150

    In Stock today?

    Got my golden ticket, waitlist on March 29th Have to wait for money to transfer hopefully I can order it in the morning.
  31. Rich5150

    In Stock today?

    Congrats I got on on the 29th, so you being 6 days before me gives me a little hope of getting the invite soon
  32. Rich5150

    Show Us Your AX8 Rig! (post your pics)

    I tore apart my AX8 and decided to scale it down extensively, kneet from this To this My intent when getting the AX8 was to have a small portable sound solution and with all the extras on the 1st board it was well beyond that, so Picked up a Temple Duo 24 (Love those boards) and now i have...
  33. Rich5150

    In Stock today?

    I just got on the list yesterday, finally have the $ saved up and can’t wait to get the email to purchase the III finally.
  34. Rich5150

    What is your number one guitar at the moment?

    Lately My WL Cu24
  35. Rich5150

    The Complete Axe-Fx III Master Class with Cooper Carter - Available NOW!

    I agree I don't have my III yet, currently selling off some unused gear to fund it. Still the tips on this tutorial have helped me dial in some better tones on my Axe-II.
  36. Rich5150

    The Complete Axe-Fx III Master Class with Cooper Carter - Available NOW!

    I haven’t gotten my AxIII as of yet but class is purchased and will be watched so I am ready to tackle the beast when it arrives.
  37. Rich5150

    How many Axe-Fx processors do you own?

    2 currently a II-Mk1 and AX8, currently selling some stuff to fund a III as well.
  38. Rich5150

    [AustinBuddy] Dream Rigs 1000+Tonepack for AX8 Available NOW!

    bought, and thanks for all your effort
  39. Rich5150

    Met Ozzy and Zakk Wylde at the Houston show.

    @bishop5150 That’s awesome. My wife got me the M&G for the generation axe tour and Zakk was awesome(as they all were)he was the 1st one in the line and shook hands and hugged every single person. I don’t generally get to star struck anymore but being in the same room with 5 just monster players...
  40. Rich5150

    Bare Knuckle Pickups

    I have Ragnaroks, Holy Divers, Miracle Man's in three of my PRS's just picked up a set of Rebel Yell 7 strings that I have to drop in my Jackson HT7. Ive come to really dig BKP's there is a clarity to them and they retain it no matter what, there almost like 4K HD pickups
  41. Rich5150

    Gig video: Ozzy’s Killer of Giants

    Killer Job that’s One of my top tunes Jake did w Ozzy, I’m still working on that intro lol.
  42. Rich5150

    Pickups, Active or Passive

    Actually the BKP’s are some of my favorite pickups going I have a Miracle Man set and Holy Diver set it a couple of my main guitars, I also have a set of Ragnaroks that I’m trying to decide what im going to drop them in. I have not met Bishop, watch his videos all the time though and am...
  43. Rich5150

    Pickups, Active or Passive

    I use pretty much whatever, I have guitars with Dimarzo’s,Duncan’s, Bare Knuckles, EMG, Fishman,PRS,and MojoTone. I have no real preference on pickups, it’s cool to have all those tones though.
  44. Rich5150

    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    Just realized looking at that picture its an older one, I updated the Exp pedals with Fractal EV-1's and the Tap Tempo is new today( I have to wire it up and mount it still)
  45. Rich5150

    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    No i don't use the tuner on the AxeFX i have a Korg DTR-1000 rack tuner that is run off my wireless and always active. I've always preferred an External tuner to any built in, on my AX8 board i run a Polytune Mini.
  46. Rich5150

    Eric Clapton documentary - good film

    Wonderful film, i really dug it. Clapton IS GOD, the man has impeccable vibrato and the old cliche Clapton can say more with one note than most can with a 100.
  47. Rich5150

    Fighting level issues across presets

    This was a huge help to me personally. @austinbuddy leveling tutorial
  48. Rich5150

    Happy new Star Wars day!

    Went last night 7:30 eastern. I dug it, want to see it again to see if anything was missed
  49. Rich5150

    Custom Faceplates

    I would love a Red face plate personally
  50. Rich5150

    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    Thanks it’s a Temple Audio duo 34 https://www.templeaudio.com/shop/category/templeboards-7 I’m diggin the EV1’s quite a bit they are very smooth and responsive
  51. Rich5150

    Metallica's latest rig rundown has an interesting nugget!

    I recently started doing the same w my GT1000 and found the same results. It just seemed to make everything come alive in regards to the tone.
  52. Rich5150

    Superior Drummer 3 looks amazing!

    I just grabbed the cross grade from Superior 2.0 for 169.15 from Musicians Friend with the promo there running now
  53. Rich5150

    Some Sabbath from Saturday's show.

    Ah The Wizard, def one of my favorite Sabbath Tunes
  54. Rich5150

    Neal Schon and Fractal

    This is from Neal's Instagram page, Im not sure he has enough AxeFX's lol
  55. Rich5150

    Wish EQ in wah block

    After watching this video Having a 6 band EQ in the Wah block would make it truly flexible.
  56. Rich5150

    Metallica backstage part 2!

    Here is my IIC VH4 preset i had actually made this before this thread came up and i generally have more effects in it but I've stripped it down to the basics. I run a OH mix f there Mesa Cabs w v60 and V70 from there latest set (i replaced them with the recto mix and new recto mix cabs) Now I...
  57. Rich5150

    Kudos to Fractal ! Metallica/AX7 gig in Baltimore.

    Here's a vid I shot on Sunday of One & Master of Puppets. I though it sounded killer no matter where I walked on the field. And Volbeat and A7X sounded amazing as well.
  58. Rich5150

    How everyone prefer to use saturation switch?

    I use it on pretty much everything on Authentic and with the Saturation dialed in at around 2ish
  59. Rich5150

    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

  60. Rich5150

    Kudos to Fractal ! Metallica/AX7 gig in Baltimore.

    I cannot wait to see this show on Sunday at Met Life in NJ. I can't wait o hear how good this is going to sound no Tony from Metallica but also Volbeat and A7X.
  61. Rich5150

    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    They are KickTags or rather they were, if you refer to the post above yours They are now going to be called ZenRigs
  62. Rich5150

    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    Finally picked up a set of EV-1's and now the board is finished.
  63. Rich5150

    What Brand of strings do YOU like best ? ( include guitar type )

    NYXL's of various gauges depending on the tuning. Mainly PRS guitars and Jackson's. I was using dunlop heavy cores for a while when they 1st came out and then tried the EB M-steel's and I did dig them, but I like the NYXL's just a bit better.
  64. Rich5150

    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    Just finished redoing my board, took advantage of a sale on Reverb and decided to grab a Temple Audio Duo34. It looks much better than my old setup i think, and of course a shout to @KickTags Man for the best way to label a board I will eventually be replacing the Dunlop Pedals with some...
  65. Rich5150

    Metallica backstage part 2!

    Picked up my tickets for NJ today (GA Field) for me and the Wife, to say I'm Psyched for this show is an understatement. I wish i could have done one of the fan packages especially to see the Memorabilia but sadly its was just to damn expensive right now.
  66. Rich5150

    Few more rehersal videos. Jake E. Lee and deep cut Zakk contenet

    @bishop5150 If you don't mind me asking how do you do this, Thats the one thing that bugs me is the gap switching from clean to gain. Always dig the videos as well.
  67. Rich5150

    Show Us Your AX8 Rig! (post your pics)

    @AJ Vargas I like it and no tone suck at all that I can tell, when I 1st ran it it was clipping the input but with the trim pots inside it was easy to turn down the boost and fix that. I'm sure if needed I could get it close w the AX8 wah. To be honest the reason the JP and the Timeline made it...
  68. Rich5150

    Show Us Your AX8 Rig! (post your pics)

    @iaresee Its a Pedal Power Plus 2 actually, I was researching and decided to do the current doubler cables for the Timeline and the G50 so i know they get enough juice they are in 4/5 & 6/7 respectively. I had originally bought a Voodoo Labs Digital (and i still have it) but i didn't do enough...
  69. Rich5150

    Show Us Your AX8 Rig! (post your pics)

    Got power run and everything turns on and did a little cable management waiting on a new 1.5ft IEC plug and a Lava Cable Tightrope Kit to run the Audio, that will be here Sunday
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    Show Us Your AX8 Rig! (post your pics)

    Laying out my AX8 board finally
  71. Rich5150

    NGD - EBMM Majesty 7-string Limited Edition Starry Night finish

    Awesome. Ive been waiting to see one of these in the Starry Night finish, I have an Arctic Dream 7 and its just a killer guitar. Congrats.
  72. Rich5150

    New FAS Video w. Larry Mitchell + Free Presets!

    Really diggin these presets Thanks Larry and FAS
  73. Rich5150

    Rogue one

    I thought it was excellent, such a perfect movie
  74. Rich5150

    Rogue one

    Seeing it tonight @7:30 cannot wait
  75. Rich5150

    Whats on your Black Friday list?

    Well I've been looking to get an 8 string so i was keeping an eye on who would have a deal. Sweetwater was blowing these out for just under 800, so i figured what the hell, also have a new Hipshot Bridge for it as well as a set of Fishman Steph Carpenter Fluence pickups and a new button style...
  76. Rich5150

    6yo beginner guitarist - left or right handed?????

    My nephew when he was 7 wanted to learn to play guitar and like your son he is a true lefty as well. My sister asked me what she should do and i told her to buy him a right handed instrument due to the availability of them, he excelled at it and became quite good. Sadly he stopped taking lessons...
  77. Rich5150

    List Your Main Amps

    For my main heavy tones I usually just use the HBE v2, I have a couple of different setups w changes to the B,M,T for cleans its usually the Lonestar or Badger 30.
  78. Rich5150

    Cliff, Get rid of the older firmware modeling options to free up space!!

    I personally have never rolled back to a previous FW. I have a MK1 where it is at now I am fully happy with, if there were no more updates available I'd be fine with that. Eventually I will move up to the next Unit. And I still have my AX8 to upgrade.
  79. Rich5150

    Another of my pointless AX8 videos - Plexi preset

    I dig the videos, thanks for taking the time to make them. As well as posting the Presets.
  80. Rich5150

    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    My Board, haven't hooked up the Boss pedal yet.
  81. Rich5150

    Have you heard The group Volbeat. ?

    Ive liked them better since they have Rob Caggiano in the band, I like the feel of the 2 albums with him a lot more but i still listen to the older stuff as well.
  82. Rich5150

    NYC Axe Fest 2016- Sept 10th

    Unfortunately I will not be in the area that day
  83. Rich5150

    This comment made me laugh about fractal vs kemper

    I also have an AX8 & Kemper as well as my main Axefx II rig, Despite buying paid profiles and trying to tweek the Kemper i could never get a tone i liked out of it. Im actually in the process of trading it for a Helix to try that out. I won't bash the Kemper because I've heard people play it and...
  84. Rich5150

    Some video from last weekends show

    Amazing tone!!
  85. Rich5150

    I love/hate noise gates... (YouTube video)

    I have never gotten the gate to sound good no matter where i put it, At this point i just use the input gate set so it just kills off the hiss when the vol is rolled off and it doesn't affect the tone any.
  86. Rich5150

    Show Us Your AX8 Rig! (post your pics)

    I was looking at one of these for my ax8 as well, board looks great
  87. Rich5150

    ok Fractal Guys.. seriously now.. front input vs rear input.. which is better?!

    I run my wireless in to the rear input. And honestly if you look at some pro touring rigs using the Axe and wireless they run the rear input as well. In the end do what sounds best to you. I'm sure the minuscule difference will not be heard.
  88. Rich5150

    Leaving the XA-1 plugged in

    Ive had mine velcroed and connected in my rack for over a year now with no issues..
  89. Rich5150

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 3.03 Firmware Release

    Guess when I get home I'm updating and Diggin out the LTD White Cross for some Tallica jammin
  90. Rich5150

    What's your string gauge? Manufacturer?

    Ernie Ball M-Steel 10-46 & 10-52's depending on E or Eb
  91. Rich5150

    May is coming up!!

    Yea I tried this and got a No. Lol
  92. Rich5150

    Loving the Darddario nyxl strings

    I wanted to like them the NYXL's I really did, there is just something about the tone of them that doesn't sound right to me. I love the hell out of my EB M- Steels though, afterimage stretch them they will not go out of tune more than a cent and that's on guitars that I both play regularly or...
  93. Rich5150

    My gig at the House of Blues with my Fractal gear

    Sounded killer. Cannot wait to try the preset for the ax8. I'll have to transfer the settings to my AxeFX II, don't have an XL.
  94. Rich5150

    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    I love em, I have the far left one set up as my Vol pedal witch is a full size and the other is used for extraneous effects such as whammy or Tremolo and Rotary speed. I had thought about all mission but I didn't want all the same style pedals if that makes sense.
  95. Rich5150

    The new HBE...

    I love the V2 version of both i was playing last night and had the MV on around 4 on my presets cranked it up to 5 or so and wow it opened it up considerably. lost some of the darkness i was getting on the patches.
  96. Rich5150

    Megadeth's use of the Axe

    They still have the matrix power amps and Dave still has the Marshall's I do wonder if they split and go direct also, just use the cab for some stage volume and feedback
  97. Rich5150

    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    Redid my board, felt like I had everything to close together. Also picked up some 3m Dual Lock
  98. Rich5150

    1st Preset

    I apologize I did it plugged into the front end of my AxeFX II Rig as my monitors are in storage right now, The 3 scenes are basic a clean, crunch and lead. Were you able to figure out why it sounded like that? It did sound fine when i was playing with it.
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